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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina, educating hundreds of thousands of young people each year. Extension’s 4-H program is growing the next generation of leaders and equipping youth with the skills to succeed.

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September 2018 4-H Newsletter

Check out the latest Alexander County 4-H news and events by clicking the link below: September 2018 4-H …

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Healthy Living Workshop

Need something for your youth to do on an early release day? Below is a great workshop! Healthy Living Workshop May …

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Alexander 4-H Summer Opportunities

To register for the camps listed above go to the following link for the registration form: 4-H Summer Opportunities Registration …

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4-H Holiday Craft Workshop

The annual Alexander County Holiday Craft Workshop will be held at the Alexander Extension Center on November 22nd from …

4-H Bake Off Contest

Alexander 4-H will be holding the 2016 4-H Bake Off Contest in November. The contest is for youth ages …

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4-H Summer Opportunities

Alexander 4-H Summer Opportunities Calendar is now available. Lots of fun events have been planned and we look forward …

A New 4-H Horse Club

We are excited to announce that we are offering a new horse club for 4-H’ers. Denise Vick, of Alexander …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …

Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains basic rules for being a good sportsman …

Wild Game: From Field to Table

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to properly handle, store, dress and …

Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to observe urban wildlife, record information …

Talking Turkey

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to recognize and record wild turkey …

Monitoring Macroinvertebrates

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to collect and identify stream insects …

Sharing Space with Wildlife

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to identify nuisance wildlife situations and …